Cambridge Historical Society Annual Meeting

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday, March 22, Cambridge Public Library, Main Library
449 Broadway, Cambridge
Light refreshments
RSVP to rprevite@cambridgehistory.org, 617-547-4252

Join us for our annual meeting; and a talk with Shaun Nichols about 'The Making (and Re-Making) of the Cambridge Economy'

How has global 'crisis capitalism' repeatedly impacted local workers, and made and un-made our Cambridge industries? ​In what ways are ​changing fortunes of our local economy continually bound to ​these larger dynamics?

Shaun Nichols Bio:
Dr. Shaun Nichols, College Fellow in History at Harvard University, will be talking from his ​ current book project, Crisis Capital: Industrial Massachusetts and the Making of Global Capitalism, 1813-Present ​, a global and local history of the rise and fall of industrial Massachusetts.

Shaun Nichols

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Changes to the Cambridge Historical Society Bylaws

Proposed March 22, 2017 at the Annual Meeting

Under VI. Officers and Council

Current Language:

1. Officers and Council: The officers of the Society shall be a president, three vice-presidents, a secretary with powers of clerk, a treasurer, an editor, a curator who shall all act as councilors in addition to acting as officers and there shall be seven additional councilors, constituting a fifteen member Council of the Society having the powers of a board of directors.

Proposed Language

1. Officers and Council: The officers of the Society shall be a president, three vice-presidents, a secretary with powers of clerk, a treasurer, an editor, a curator who shall all act as councilors in addition to acting as officers and there shall be eleven additional councilors, constituting a nineteen member Council of the Society having the powers of a board of directors.

Current Language

3. Length of Term: Except in the case of the secretary and treasurer, an officer may not serve more than six consecutive years in the same office, but may serve again in the same office after an interval of one year.

Proposed Language

3. Length of Term: Except in the case of the secretary and treasurer An officer may not serve more than six consecutive years in the same office, but may serve again in the same office after an interval of one year.

Under VIII. Society Meetings and Quorums

Current Language:

1. Meetings: The Annual Meeting of the Society shall be held on or before the first day of March of each year, at a time and place to be determined by the Council.

Proposed Language:

1. Meetings: The Annual Meeting of the Society shall be held on or before the first day of April of each year, at a time and place to be determined by the Council.